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Beaux-Arts Architecture Architects

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List of famous architects & designers who work in the beaux-arts architecture style or movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. If you're an aspiring architect or designer, these popular beaux-arts architecture architects should be looked upon for inspiration. You can find bits of information about these renowned beaux-arts architecture designers, such as when they were born and what their nationalities are. List includes Henry Hobson Richardson, Stanford White, more. This list answers the question, "Who are the most famous beaux-arts architecture architects?"
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    Cass Gilbert was a prominent American architect. An early proponent of skyscrapers in works like the Woolworth Building, Gilbert was also responsible for numerous museums and libraries, state capitol buildings as well as public architectural icons like the United States Supreme Court building. His public buildings in the Beaux Arts style reflect the optimistic American sense that the nation was heir to Greek democracy, Roman law and Renaissance humanism. Gilbert's achievements were recognized in his lifetime; he served as president of the American Institute of Architects in 1908-09. Gilbert was a conservative who believed architecture should reflect historic traditions and the established...  more
    • Place of Birth: Zanesville, Ohio
    • Structures: Second Brazer Building, U.S. Army Military Ocean Terminal, Broadway-Chambers Building, Keeler Tavern, New York County Lawyers' Association Building
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    Charles Follen McKim was an American Beaux-Arts architect of the late 19th century. Along with Stanford White, he provided the architectural expertise as a member of the partnership McKim, Mead & White....  more
    • Place of Birth: Pennsylvania
    • Structures: University Club, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Bryan Lathrop House, Morgan Library
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    Daniel Hudson Burnham, FAIA was an American architect and urban designer. He was the Director of Works for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Burnham took a leading role in the creation of master plans for the development of a number of cities, including Chicago, Manila and downtown Washington, D.C. He also designed several famous buildings, including the Flatiron Building of triangular shape in New York City, Union Station in Washington D.C., the Continental Trust Company Building tower skyscraper in Baltimore, and a number of notable skyscrapers in Chicago....  more
    • Place of Birth: Henderson, New York
    • Structures: John Wanamaker Store, Flatiron Building, Ellicott Square Building, Santa Fe Building, Postal Square Building
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    Henry Hobson Richardson was a prominent American architect who designed buildings in Albany, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee and other cities. The style he popularized is named for him: Richardsonian Romanesque. Along with Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, Richardson is one of "the recognized trinity of American architecture"....  more
    • Place of Birth: Louisiana
    • Structures: Marshall Field's Wholesale Store, William Dorsheimer House, Old Colony Railroad Station, F. L. Higginson House, Allegheny County Courthouse